JustCity Leadership Institute

A Precollege Program for Rising High School Juniors and Seniors
in collaboration with AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps, Camp Ramah, United Synagogue Youth, and American Jewish Society for Service

Summer 2016
June 26–July 10, 2016
New York City

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JustCity Leadership Institute is an inspiring Jewish summer experience for young people. Designed for future change makers-highly motivated and intellectually curious students who are eager to engage with today's social issues-JustCity challenges you to think deeply about your personal Jewish and social justice journeys and the ways in which you can lead change at home and in the world. At JustCity you learn how to put your passion into action through group service and goal-oriented projects, and spend mornings in dynamic classes exploring Jewish texts and developing the tools needed to incubate innovation and maximize social impact.  

Read about JustCity in "Teens from Across America Learn Social Justice, Leadership"

Learn, Develop, Practice
leadership skills for social impact, take part in dynamic Jewish learning and group service, develop an action plan to lead change at home.

Encounter, Connect, Network with new friends and experts at the forefront of advancing social justice. Start building your network now.

Discover, Inquire, Grow as you experience college campus life, tour Columbia and Barnard, enjoy the excitement of New York City, and put your passion into action.

Reduced Rates for Early Enrollment—Bring a Friend!

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Contact us at justcity@jtsa.edu or (212) 678-8832 if you have any questions.

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The JustCity Leadership Institute is generously sponsored by UJA-Federation of New York.